Tags: Governance

The Good Councillor's Guide to Cyber Security

Cyber security, a really important issue for public bodies, is clearly explained in a new booklet published by NALC, along with practical guidance on minimizing the risks to the council. The guide covers the most common threats such as phishing, viruses and loss of data.

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 12:11 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Councillors, Cyber security, Data Protection, Governance

New Model Code of Conduct: Consultation

Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct for all tiers of local government. This... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Consultations, Governance, NALC

Guidance on Holding Remote Meetings

The National Centre for Cyber Security (NCSC) has issued updated guidance to help individuals and organisations choose, set up and use video conferencing safely and securely. The Local Government Association also provide guidance and support on holding remote meetings.

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:54 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Governance

Governance and Accountability for Smaller Authorities in England: Practitioner's Guide - March 2020

This guide, along with the notes listing the key changes are now available on our website. Plus an addendum that confirms the changes to the dates in the guide, as per the Coronavirus legislation (giving an extra 2 months to complete each stage of the process).

Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:48 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Finance and Audit, Governance